0557 GMT March 26, 2019
Existing drug shows promise for treating aggressive breast cancer
An existing antipsychotic drug could become the first targeted treatment for an aggressive type of breast cancer that is hard to treat.
China approves 17 anti-cancer drugs for medical insurance coverage
China has approved 17 anti-cancer drugs for inclusion in its national health insurance system, the government said on Wednesday, part of its efforts to make cancer treatment more affordable as the number of cases increases.
Supporting good mental health at work crucial
World mental health day is on Wednesday, October 10 and the theme this year is supporting good mental health in the workplace.
Does asthma contribute to childhood obesity epidemic?
In a recent study, scientists have found that asthma could give rise to childhood obesity epidemic.
Who are the young people 'not ill enough' to get help?
Every year thousands of mentally ill young people find the help they are receiving comes to an abrupt end when they hit a significant birthday.
India on alert as Zika virus hits tourism hotspot of Jaipur
India has sent experts to try to contain an outbreak of the Zika virus in the popular tourist destination of Jaipur, capital of the northern state of Rajasthan, with a close watch on pregnant women.
Inflammation in womb may explain why some babies are more prone to sepsis after birth
Each year 15 million infants are born preterm and face high risks of short- and long-term complications, including sepsis, severe inflammation of the gut, and neurodevelopmental disorders.
Now is the time to get your flu shot, health experts warn
Doctors want as many people as possible to get vaccinated against the flu as quickly as possible in light of last season’s number of deaths.
Test could predict risk of future heart disease for just £40
A one-off genetic test costing less than £40 can show if a person is born with a predisposition to heart disease.
Higher levels of PTSD among British army personnel
Post-traumatic stress disorder of serving UK’s Army personnel and military veterans has increased in the last 10 years, a new study suggested.
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